Northern Lights

10 of Canada’s most unique hotels in natural settings

From a hotel carved out of ice and snow to tk, Canada is rife with nature hotel experiences that are second to none.

Canada

Bikes of the bunch: Northern Lights-inspired FiftyOne custom carbon build

<i>The legendarily aggressive and quirky An Post Rás is currently underway in Ireland and one of the most distinctive bikes in the peloton is that of</i> …

Cycling

Training day: 7 amazing international rail journeys

Train trips can be exciting and relaxing at the same time . . . and like a little movie of the places you visited along the way. Fortunately, from …

Trains

Sami choirs and submarine trips: the secrets behind the world's most luxurious honeymoons

Following their weekend wedding in Berkshire, newlyweds Pippa Middleton and James Matthews are expected to commence their honeymoon today in the French Polynesian private-island resort The Brando. Costing £3,000 per night, the retreat is clearly aimed at the world’s wealthiest travellers, but the …

Pippa Middleton

The best way to cover up your undereye circles? Pizza concealer

We’ve seen some brilliant ways to cover dark undereye circles in our time.<p>Glitter tears, for example. Pom poms.<p>But nothing compares (nothing …

Makeup

Aurora Borealis detector to be installed in Shetland

<b>An organisation offering alerts to potential sightings of the Aurora Borealis hopes to be able to provide them earlier from a new Shetland site.</b><p>Lancaster University's AuroraWatch UK plans to install detection equipment in the islands.<p>Shetland would be its most northerly location for a detector. It …

Three-night Iceland and the Northern Lights escape

Departures from<p>From: London To: Reykjavik<p>Other departure airports are available. Duration: approximately 0 hours 0 minutes<p>Transfer information<p>Transfer approximately 0 hours 0 minutes<p>Notes<p>Excludes hold luggage Departure times can be chosen during booking. Breakfast daily Prices can change. Single …

Iceland

We're Obsessed With Iceland - And We Haven't Even Been

Kirkjufellsfoss Mountain | Photo courtesy of Iceland Tourism<p>STALKING THE LAND OF FIRE AND ICE<p>I have a confession.<p>I’m an Icelandic Stalker.<p>I stalk …

Iceland

Land Lines: How to Use Lines in Nature to Draw the Viewer Into Your Landscape Photos

From my perch on a rock outcrop above the Arctic River, I could make out every detail of the valley. The autumn tundra was a mosaic of red, orange, …

Landscape Photography

Spectacular Purple and Gold Auroras Glow Over Denmark (Photos)

Gorgeous purple and gold auroras light up the sky in these stunning images taken during a geomagnetic storm.<p>Astrophotographer Ruslan Merzlyakov …

Astronomy

Anchorage gallery loses thousands of dollars in burglary

Dos Manos Gallery on West Northern Lights Boulevard in Midtown was robbed on Monday night.Gallery owner Kara Kirkpatrick said at least $5,000 in cash …

Anchorage

These are the top 10 bucket list items on singles' lists

Trying to spice up your dating life? An adventurous spirit may go a long way, according to a new survey from Match.com.<p>Eighty-five percent of singles agree that a potential date's sense of adventure is an attractive quality, according to a survey of 1,034 singles from dating site Match. The survey …

Bucket Lists

Chinos, Chukkas, Polo #2 – Northern Lights

<i>Chinos, Chukkas, and a Polo is our ongoing series out to prove the benefits of this simple combination during the warmer months. There’s a million</i> …

Clothing

Welcome to Steve, the Friendly Neighborhood Aurora - Sky & Telescope

<b>The story of Steve, the mysterious pink-ribbon aurora, shows how citizen scientists are making important contributions to research and discovery.</b><p>To …

University of Calgary

Magic Monday: Travel deals of the week

<b>€59.99: Fly direct to Iceland</b><p>WOW air, the Icelandic budget carrier, starts direct flights from Cork to Reykjavík this Friday, May 19. It already …

Air Travel

Top 12 Things You Absolutely Must Do In Iceland

Iceland has it all — ice-capped mountains, dramatic cliffs, spell-binding waterfalls, black sand beaches, dizzying heights, imposing glaciers, and …

Iceland

25+ Awe-Inspiring Beauty Masterpieces That Pay Homage to the Northern Lights

The Northern Lights, also known as the aurora borealis, are on many people's bucket lists, but who knew the incredible natural light show would make …

Iceland

Amazing Hidden Iceland The Endless Adventure

Our travel wish list has included Iceland for years now. I was pleased when a friend who is an outdoor adventurer and photographer was traveling to …

Iceland

New ads tout Manitoba highlights

Travel Manitoba unveiled three new television commercials today.<p>The commercials aim to encourage more visitors to Manitoba, it said in a press …

Canadian News

These Guys Launched a Sony a7S Into the Stratosphere to Shoot the Aurora

The folks at Night Crew Labs just created something awesome. In March, they strapped a Sony a7S and an external recorder to a weather balloon, and …

Photography

Midnight Zen: Seeing the Northern Lights in Canada

Few experiences are as awe-inspiring as seeing the northern lights in Canada. The way they swirl above your head and dance across the sky entrances …

Iceland

25 Pictures to Put Iceland on Your Winter Bucket List

You’ve probably heard about the spectacular beauty of Iceland. After spending a week roadtripping around the country, I’m convinced that it’s the …

Iceland

Rule The Starry Skies With This Gift Guide For Space Lovers

via pixabay.com/WikiImages<p>Space, the final frontier. These are the gifts chosen for those who enjoy looking up at the night sky and seeing nothing …

Shopping

Photo capturing iconic Canadian image featured on commemorative bill

Photographer with Island roots has image chosen for special Canada 150 $10 bill<p>P.E.I. already has lots to brag about during Canada 150, as the place …

Canada

This bubble hotel is the ultimate way to sleep under the stars in Iceland

Another one for the bucket list.<p>I recently experienced what may have been the best sleep of my life in a highly unlikely place.<p>On a recent trip to …

Iceland

Flamboyant Skies of America – Best places to see Northern Lights in USA

Nature certainly has some cool tricks up its sleeve to keep us spellbound and one such amazing act is the Aurora Borealis commonly known as Northern …

Iceland

Whale Watching In Norway Under the Northern Lights

In our ongoing <i>Weekly Escape</i> series, we aim to transport you from your desk to an incredible place in two minutes or less. When photographer David Gonzalez Buendia learned that the expedition sailing ship Barba was looking for a resident photographer, he was all aboard. Two modern day Vikings, an …

Iceland

How to See the Northern Lights in Tromsø, Norway

If you want to experience a mystical connection with nature, you have to fly to one of the Earth’s poles to see either the Aurora borealis, otherwise …

Iceland

Extreme Vacation Property in Scotland: A Former Lighthouse Keepers' Barracks for $580,000

It’s axiomatic that our cousins, the natives of the United Kingdom, are quirky, so that it’s always heartening to see this confirmed, especially in the rarer reaches of what we might call extreme real estate. Arguably – except perhaps in the Sahara or in the Amazon Basin – there just is no more …

Real Estate

The hideous new travel trend sweeping social media

It was on an ill-fated trip to see the Northern Lights in February that I was first exposed to the concept of “cheeky exploits”.<p>Why the Northern …

Social Media